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Secondary Sources: Should they really be first?

by Christina Glon Another semester’s over, and I’m another semester wiser. This academic  year, Emory Law tried something radically different in our JM program. Lucky for me, I had the opportunity to represent the library in this new endeavor. Allow me … Continue reading

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Extended Deadline – RIPS Teach-In Kit Contributions

The RIPS Teach-In Kit Committee has extended the deadline for RIPS Teach-In Kit submissions to Friday, Feb. 21.  Help create a valuable Kit by submitting your instruction materials today.  Details are below. Help Take Legal Research Instruction to the Next Level … Continue reading

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Guiding Principles for Enhancing Classroom Experiences

It’s almost November. As thoughts turn toward the holiday season, I’m reminded that my first semester of teaching Legal Research is beginning to approach its final days. It’s been a tremendous learning experience for my students and for me. Reflecting … Continue reading

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Introducing New Legal Research Classes into the Curriculum

By Guest Blogger Thomas Sneed As a bit of background, my name is Thomas Sneed and I am the Associate Law Librarian for Research and Electronic Services at the MacMillan Law Library at the Emory University School of Law.  I … Continue reading

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Powerpoints, Screenshots and Legal Research Training as a Team

This has been a really busy semester already and we are only four weeks in. I have been in charge of contacting the faculty, offering research training in the Legal Writing and Upper Level Writing Requirement Courses and then scheduling … Continue reading

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Group projects in law school???? A case study in teaching secondary legal resources via group presentations.

The course evaluations from my first year of teaching legal research suggested that I was guilty of “Death by PowerPoint.”  Coming upon my second year of teaching legal research this past summer, I vowed to change that.  I decided I … Continue reading

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I’m Just a Bill…

I have a confession to make.  I am the child of two political science Ph.Ds, both of whom have, in the past, taught courses on political science and bureaucracy.  I went to high school in a state that at the … Continue reading

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